Archive for February, 2018

After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 23rd program: In this video Chris Fitzsimon discusses what he didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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After SPIN! Video – “Should the state break up large school systems?”

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – The legislature has been talking about breaking apart large school systems, like Wake and Mecklenburg County, and making several smaller systems from them. What’s your take on this idea? What are the benefits and potential problems of doing so?”

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 23rd program: In this video Phil Kirk discusses what he didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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My party, tragically, is beholden to the NRA

| February 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

By Bob Orr, former NC Supreme Court Justice and NC SPIN panelist, published in The Charlotte Observer, February 22, 2018 There was once a time when the Republican Party – my party – was identified with lower taxes, smaller government, strong national defense and respect for law enforcement. But 18 years into the 21st century, […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 23rd program: In this video Peg O’Connell discusses what she didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 23rd program: In this video John Hood discusses what he didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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NC SPIN episode #1006 Air Date 02/23/2018

| February 23, 2018 | 4 Comments

Topics: Gun Violence Reaches the Tipping Point Confusion in the Pipeline Judges asked to Invalidate December 2016 Special Session Infrastructure Tell us something we don’t know Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Political Analyst and Columnist John Hood, Syndicated Columnist and Author Phil Kirk, Former Chair State Board of Education Peg O’Connell, Political Analyst and Lobbyist Tom Campbell, […]

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Is an anti-violence tipping point near?

| February 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

by Tom Campbell, Producer and Moderator, NC SPIN, February 22, 2018. “Prayers and condolences are no longer enough,” chanted students gathered in Raleigh to protest gun violence. Their message was clear: Our nation has seen too many incidents of school shootings and violence and too little has been done about it. 17 students from 17 […]

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Voluntary action does public good

| February 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

by John Hood, syndicated columnist and NC SPIN panelist, February 21, 2018. In this politically polarized moment in our history, what unites us? Surely one value nearly all of us have in common is a belief in the importance and power of donating our time, expertise, and dollars to worthy organizations and causes that serve […]

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500,000 North Carolinians have heart disease

| February 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Peg O’Connell, Healthcare lobbyist and NC SPIN panelist, February 22, 2018. According to the Justus Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force, about 565,000 North Carolinians (7.2% of NC adults) have had a heart attack, angina or coronary heart disease in their lifetime. Heart disease led to 103,909 hospital admissions (9% of all […]

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